6 Signs You're In Survival Mode, Not Lazy

Did you know, your body will go into survival mode – activating the “lizard” part of your brain - if ANYthing overloads it to indicate your demise might be imminent? This can include things like prolonged grief, severe abuse, or prolonged burnout. This Survival State is like booting in safe mode: Essential Functions ONLY! Not sure if you’re in survival mode or just lazy? Here are some signs to help you tell the difference. Writer: Syazwana Amirah Script Editor: Denise Ding Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Chantal Van Rensburg YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong REFERENCES Rosenthal, M. (2020, June 25). The Science Behind PTSD Symptoms: How Trauma Changes The Brain. Boston Clinical Trials. Retrieved February 25, 2022, from https://www.bostontrials.com/how-trauma-changes-the-brain/ Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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